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" ... and some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some books are to be read only in parts; others to be read but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts... "
The Christian's Penny Magazine - Page 56
1832
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Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844 - 692 pages
...Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be only ing zodiac, hung the sword, Satan's dire dread, and in his hand the spear. Adam bow'd low hod need have a present wit ; and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know...
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A Treatise on Grammatical Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - English language - 1844 - 142 pages
...Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts of them made by others; but that should be only in the less important arguments, and the meaner sort...waters — flashy things. Reading maketh a full man; &c. H.KMAHK. — For further exercises, and for the sake of greater variety, suitable pieces may be...
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Famous Men of Modern Times, Volume 1

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Biography - 1844 - 336 pages
...to be swallowed, — and some few to be chewed and digested. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. And, therefore,...had need have a great memory ; If he confer little, have a present wit ; and if he read little, have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not. Histories...
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Lives of Celebrated American Indians

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Indians - 1844 - 680 pages
...chewed and digested. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. Arid, therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a great memory ; "if he confer little, have a present wit ; and if he read little, have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not. Histories...
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Encyclopędia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 19

Encyclopaedia - 1845 - 844 pages
...may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others : but that would be, onely in the lesse important arguments, and the meaner sort of books...books are like common distilled waters, flashy things. Ii,,,,,,,. Essay 50. Of Studies. At last, in a good hour, we are come to his farewel, which is to be...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 782 pages
...be swallowed, and some few to bt chewed and digested. Reading maketh a full man, conference a irmly - - . have a present wit ; and if he read little, have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not. Histories...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 20

1846 - 534 pages
...Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be only in the less important arguments, and the meaner sort...else distilled books are like common distilled waters — flashly things." Now, whatever amount of reading there may be in our day, we think the wisdom of...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846 - 226 pages
...although some books may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others, that should be only in the less important arguments and the meaner sort of books ; " else," he adds, " distilled books are like common distilled waters, flashy things." This is in his essay entitled...
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Knight's Penny Magazine, Volumes 1-2

Civilization - 1846 - 506 pages
...although some books may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others, that should be only in the less important arguments and the meaner sort of books ; ' else,' he adds, ' distilled books are like common distilled waters, flashy things.' This is in his essay entitled...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847 - 712 pages
...distilled books are, like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading makcth a full man, conference a "I ݃! ho confer little, he had need have a present wit ; anil if he read little, he had need have much cunning,...
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